No general scheme for adults to opt out of Aadhaar programme as SC did not ask for one, says government
Minister of State for Electronics and IT, S S Ahluwalia, says in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha that there is an Aadhaar exit scheme only for children.
The Supreme Court had struck down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act that made seeding of the biometric ID with SIMs and bank accounts mandatory, saying it had no legal backing.
P Chidambaram calls Narendra Modi's Jan Dhan Yojana 'jumla', alleges scheme used to launder money after demonetisation
P Chidambaram said the increase in the number of Jan Dhan accounts has not translated into greater flow of credit to the rural population.
Aadhaar Act should not have been passed as money bill, amounts to Constitution fraud, says Justice DY Chandrachud
Justice Chandrachud, who was part of the five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, wrote a separate judgement saying he had expressed some views different from that of the verdict pronounced by Justice AK Sikri.
Supreme Court questions West Bengal govt over its anti-Aadhaar stance, asks its opinion on 'one-nation, one-identity'
The Supreme Court today questioned the West Bengal government for its stand against the Centre's Aadhaar scheme, saying what was wrong in having 'one-nation, one-identity' for all Indians through the measure.